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San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

499 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
+1 415-447-5000
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USS Pampanito General Admission
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Visitors can take a workshop on boatbuilding, board a vessel docked at the Hyde Street Pier or tour the fine collections of maritime lore.
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  • Average6%
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499 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 415-447-5000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Saw the most beautiful sunset off the pier like structure at this park! City looked beautiful and great view of golden gate bridge.

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been here before with the kids and enjoyed it. This time we came with the adults and decided to check it out. It is very interesting and there is something new to learn every time you come. Definitely worth checking out.

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The park consists of three separate areas; a visitor center, a museum, and a pier with historical vessels moored alongside. The visitor center and museum are free. There is a $10 fee to board several ships along the pier. I found the visitor center superb....More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you are not into Naval history...this place is amazing. Lots of interesting exibits and enough there to keep the kiddies amused. After you have visited, to and take a tour of the SS Pampanito WWII Submarine...and then the Jeremiah O'Brien Liberty Ship. Both...More

Thank Margot P
Reviewed 1 week ago

These have been here for awhile. I've taken visiting friends to see them over the years, and it's always fascinating for them. I recommend if you're into history, revolving around conquering the seas.

1  Thank empresssharyl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a little time one afternoon here. Lots to see! Great views of Alcatraz and lots of vessels to see!

1  Thank mrs_shopthe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden gem is to visit the cars and trucks in the ferry. They are amazing too. The ships are all nice

1  Thank ahall222017
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a different kind of national park to visit, because it's all floating on water. The park itself has different historical boats from the 1800s and the early 1900s that you can walk onto and explore. Because my mom has a senior national park...More

1  Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic tugboat, Historic Ferry, really neat especially if you are into Historical stuff. One of the ships was closed for maintenance to my disappointment.

1  Thank Gordana N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used our National Park pass and got to see these beautiful ships for free! (Not very expensive if you don't have a pass, especially compared to other attractions.) Go to the visitors' center first..it's across the street. Fun with kids. Nice view of the...More

1  Thank TheHuDonalds
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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